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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Ticlid (Overview)

Ticlid is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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How effective is eptifibatide (Integrilin) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

How effective is eptifibatide (Integrilin) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

Not treatment: Integrillin is something used DURING treatment of Coronary disease by angioplasty to prevent clots. IT is not usually a first line drug and is only used during the procedure or for a few days after. IT is not used to treat or prevent coronary disease outside of the angioplasty setting ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Ticlid (Overview)

Ticlid is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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How do you use ticlid?

Ticlid: Carefully and strictly based on the instructions of the physician who wrote the script for you. ...Read more

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Http www vidatoxcancermedication com?

Http www vidatoxcancermedication com?

Not familiar with: This particular approach but 999 of 1000 will be pure quackery. ...Read more

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How effective is lovastatin (Mevacor) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

How effective is lovastatin (Mevacor) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

Very important: This group of drugs (statins) works in two ways, lowering cholesterol and decreasing arterial inflammation There are many studies that statins reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and death in patients with vascular disease. IT is less clear how effective , or necessary, they are in patients who have no signs of vascular disease and normal lipid profile ...Read more

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Drug-coated cardiac stents safety?

Drug-coated cardiac stents safety?

Watch your platelets: You need two anti platelet drugs to protect from the stents getting thrombosis with blood clots. The length of time required keeps getting shorter and shorter. A thrombosed stent is a heart attack. ...Read more

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How effective is clopidogrel (Plavix) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

How effective is clopidogrel (Plavix) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

An important tool: CLopidogrel reduces the incidence of both heart attack and stroke. TI helps by reducing the 'stickiness" of platelets which are essential for clot to form. IT is one of several drugs, including aspirin, that can function in this way. Patients who have not have stents can take either of these with good results. Patients with stents usually take both aspirin and clopidogrel for at least 3-6 months ...Read more

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How effective is clopidogrel (Plavix) for treating stroke?

How effective is clopidogrel (Plavix) for treating stroke?

Very controversial: Answer depends upon how you interpret evidence. Kind of like blind men & elephant. Check out http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement/neurology/antiplatelet-agents/Default.htm for good summary. Bottom line, while we often add Clopidogrel to aspirin to prevent stroke, the outcome benefits are not quite there. Of note, we're not "treating" so much as "preventing" another one ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Are busiprone, anxiety meds, effective?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Are busiprone, anxiety meds, effective?

Buspar (buspirone): It is effective for many anxious patients, as long as they can tolerate waiting to see full effectiveness, which might take 4 weeks or so. ...Read more

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How effective is atorvastatin (Lipitor) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

How effective is atorvastatin (Lipitor) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

Cholesterol: is what the medication addresses. By changing the cholesterol profile inflammation is reduced leading to plaque stabilization. This limits the potential for heart attacks. Atorvastatin and other statins have been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events and complications. It should be taken by those with cardiovascular risk factors. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Is conazapam (anxiety med) effective?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Is conazapam (anxiety med) effective?

Klonopin (clonazepam): Depends on what type of anxiety it is prescribed for, what dosage, how often used, what other meds. Are taken concurrently, and what response u had on the other meds. Your prescribing doc. Would be the best to consult, since s/he knows you. ...Read more

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Is Clopidogrel and Fenofibrate combination (Generic in UK (Fibrazate) for TIA from Carotid Artery Effective ?.

Is  Clopidogrel  and Fenofibrate  combination (Generic in UK (Fibrazate)  for TIA from Carotid Artery Effective ?.

Yes and ?No: It depends on the condition of your carotids. If there is major degree of Atherosclerosis, then these medicines are of limited use as they are mainly preventive in benefits and work best for those who have no TIAs(which indicate high chance of severe disease). You should get your carotids checked with Ultrasound and or MRI/A to determine the extent of disease. Surgery(Endartrectomy) may help. ...Read more

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How effective is pravastatin (Pravachol) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

How effective is pravastatin (Pravachol) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

Effective but...: Pravachol (pravastatin) below to the class of lipid lowering agents called Statins. Statins are effective in preventing heart disease, but a big component of effectiveness is in lowering inflammation and not just treating cholesterol. There are some downsides to Statins including liver abnormality, muscle ache and some cases of increasing diabetes risk. See Your Vibrant Heart book. ...Read more

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How effective is atorvastatin (Lipitor) for treating stroke?

Atorvastatin: This drug treats the blood lipids and also helps prevent progression of atherosclerotic changes. It does not directly treat stroke. ...Read more

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Stent 02-11-2013. Three different generic plavix (clopidogrel). Anxiety after starting plavix (clopidogrel). Last one gave reaction. Could switching to brand plavix (clopidogrel) be better?

Dr. Rick Koch Dr. Koch
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Possible: But another medication such as Effient may be a better alternative. Did you receive a drug eluting stent or was it bare metal? ...Read more

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How effective is simvastatin (Zocor) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

How effective is simvastatin (Zocor) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

Important part: "Statins" are an important part of treating all types of arteriosclerosis. They help reduce "bad" cholesterol and lower the inflammatory response in arteries even in patietns with relatively normal cholesterol. There are man ytrials that have shown the benefit of :Statins" such as Simvastatin in reducing heart attack, stroke and peripheral vascular symptoms in patients who have had symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Ticlopidine (Definition)

Ticlopidine hydrochloride is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug ...Read more